• By Paul Lagan

Chelsea v Arsenal - THE TEAMS


Chelsea players warm up ahead of the match. Photo Paul Lagan

Antonio Conte plays a strong side tonight as the Blues take on Arsenal in the Carabao Cup semi-final first leg at Stamford Bridge.

The teams:

By Paul Lagan

At Stamford Bridge

Team: Chelsea: Courtois, Rudiger, Alonso, Fabregas, Drinkwater, Kante, Morata, Hazard, Moses, Christensen, Azpilicueta

Subs: Eduardo, Pedro, Bakayoko, Zappacosta, Willian, Batshuayi, Luiz

Arsenal: Ospina, Lacazette, Wilshere, Holding, Iwobi, Mustafi, Chambers, Welbeck, Bellerin, Xhaka, Maitland-Nile’s

Subs: Macey, Mertesacker, Sanchez, Walcott, Mavropanos, Elneny, Nelson

Referee: martin Atkinson